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  אדר ב 29, 5771 , 04/04/11

6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale was felt on Monday morning (local time) in the Java island in Indonesia. The U.S. Geological Survey briefly posted a tsunami warning after the earthquake, which they say was centered 318 kilometers off southern Java, 24 kilometers beneath the ocean floor.

There were no reports of injuries or damages. The tsunami warning was later canceled.

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